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Native Peoples of the Northeast

Barbara M Linde · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A lot of what many people know about the native groups in the northeastern part of North America comes from colonial history. The Wampanoag met the Puritans as they made their home at Plymouth. The Powhatan group of the Algonquin people had a large role in the history of the Jamestown Settlement...
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Weird-But-True Facts About U.S. Presidents

Arnold Ringstad · Childs World
Format: Book

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about America's presidents, including presidential firsts, White House trivia, and presidential hobbies. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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Super Simple Cartooning for Kids

Rosa M Curto · Barron'S
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Play with your doodles! This book of cartoonists' tips and techniques will have you drawing lively characters--and help you create your own cartoons and stories.Creating cartoons increases a child's dexterity, aesthetic sense, and confidence. This Super Simple book helps children...
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The Genius Files #4: From Texas with Love

Dan Gutman · HarperCollins
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

The wackiest road trip in history continues in book four of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series, following twins Coke and Pepsi as they dodge villains and visit weird-but-true landmarks from Texas all the way to Roswell, New Mexico!After their explosive escape at Graceland,...
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The National Museum of American History

Megan Cooley Peterson · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

What do Abraham Lincoln's hat, a violin used as a journal, and an Apple II personal computer all have in common? They are some of the amazing artifacts on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging...
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Redeemed

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Jonah was able to save all of time from collapsing but in doing so gained a twin brother, Jordan, who must learn what has happened and do his own part to save time--and his parents.
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Hippomobile!

Jeff Tapia · Clarion Books
Pages: 227
Format: Hardcover

There are many stories about kid crusaders who save something, but none like this one. With steampunk, tall tale, and just plain silly elements, the story of how ten-year-old twins Jimmy and Stella found out about the unique vehicle called the hippomobile, learned its history, and then...
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The Gardening Book

Jane Bull · DK CHILDREN
Format: Print book

The hottest hobby around is the perfect outdoor activity for kids; the fresh, energetic designs in The Gardening Book will inspire kids to get growing. Learn how to choose plants and give them what they need to grow, use your craft skills to make a scarecrow or funky yet useful flower container...
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The People and Culture of the Apache

Raymond Bial · Cavendish Square
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

For thousands of years, Native American tribes have roamed the North American landscape. Some followed the routes of their prey; others chose to settle in areas with plenty of food already at hand. One of the nomadic tribes was the Apache, a tribe still existing today. Their earliest ancestors...
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DK Eyewitness Books: Hurricane & Tornado

Jack Challoner · DK Children; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Eyewitness: Hurricane & Tornado is a compelling guide to nature's most dangerous and destructive forces. Striking images, models and illustrations offer a unique view of catastrophic weather conditions allowing readers to see into the eye of a cyclone, witness hailstones the size...
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Green Berets

Linda Bozzo · Amicus High Interest
Format: Print book

An introduction to the life of Green Berets in the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) describing some missions, how they train, and their role in the armed forces.
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Rhode Island

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Welcome to Rhode Island, the Ocean State! Students will explore Narragansett Bay, attend the Newport Jazz Festival, see wild animals at the Roger Williams Park Zoo, and more as they learn about Rhode Island's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people, and more...
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Chasing secrets

Gennifer Choldenko · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie and her secret friend Noah, who is hiding in her house, plan to rescue Noah's father from the quarantined Chinatown, and save everyone they love from contracting the plague that is spreading in 1900 San Francisco.
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The Battle of Normandy

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Describes the events, major figures, and significance of the Battle of Normandy and discusses the factors that led to the war.
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Delta Force

Linda Bozzo · Amicus High Interest
Format: Print book

An introduction to the life of Delta Force operators in the US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) describing some missions, how they train, and their role in the armed forces.
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